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Outdoor Street Lighting - Making Lighting more Efficient. Safe and Affordable

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July 07, 2014

This whitepaper covers how outdoor lighting systems are increasingly evaluated for how well they reduce energy consumption, improve safety for both pe ...

This whitepaper covers how outdoor lighting systems are increasingly evaluated for how well they reduce energy consumption, improve safety for both pedestrians and drivers, and serve as the foundation for a range of Internet of Things (IoT) applications.

Industry Paper: Efficient Connected Lighting Solutions

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June 22, 2015

This whitepaper covers the benefits of LED Lighting, and how adding control to LED lighting solutions help to achieve real value. 

This whitepaper covers the benefits of LED Lighting, and how adding control to LED lighting solutions help to achieve real value. 

Train Network Management

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June 19, 2014

This whitepaper covers Network Management in Rail Transit Applications Using LonWorks® Control Networks

This whitepaper covers Network Management in Rail Transit Applications Using LonWorks® Control Networks

Building Automation Technology Review

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June 15, 2014

The purpose of this document is to explain the overall architecture and implementation differences between BACnet and the LONWORKS® platform. The bene ...

The purpose of this document is to explain the overall architecture and implementation differences between BACnet and the LONWORKS® platform. The benefits for product vendors who use the LONWORKS platform, and the open, standards-based communication protocol on which it is based, include faster time to market, lower product and life-cycle costs, and faster adoption of interoperable, multi-vendors Building Automation Systems (BAS).

Considerations for Using XML Web Services for Device-to-device Communication

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June 15, 2014

This paper presents the unique needs of device networks and the Internet and emphasizes how, when melded together, these two technologies will provide ...

This paper presents the unique needs of device networks and the Internet and emphasizes how, when melded together, these two technologies will provide the longest term value and greatest return to end-users, as well as providers of automation systems. The focus of this paper is on the commercial building automation industry.

Going Open - Wide Open: The LONWORKS® Platform

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June 15, 2014

This whitepapers covers the use of LONWORKS technology to be a cost-effective way to allow manufacturers proprietary devices to share information with ...

This whitepapers covers the use of LONWORKS technology to be a cost-effective way to allow manufacturers proprietary devices to share information within their own closed systems.

Industry Whitepaper: Connecting with the Industrial Internet of Things

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June 15, 2014

This whitepaper covers the primary difference between IIoT and HIoT. Over the next few years the IIoT will incororate over a century of existing, bro ...

This whitepaper covers the primary difference between IIoT and HIoT. Over the next few years the IIoT will incororate over a century of existing, brownfield infrastructure (deployed mechanical and digital systems ready to be connected) while HIoT is an emerging set of greenfield services and technologies that must build infrastructure as it grows.

Industry Whitepaper: Segmenting the Internet of Things

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June 15, 2014

This Moor Insights & Strategy whitepaper present a high-level summary of a useful, functional model of the Internet of things (IoT) to frame recent de ...

This Moor Insights & Strategy whitepaper present a high-level summary of a useful, functional model of the Internet of things (IoT) to frame recent developments in the space.

Monitored Outdoor Lighting: Market, Challenges, Solutions, and Next Steps.

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June 15, 2014

This whitepapers covers Monitored Outdoor Lighting Market, its challenges and solutions. Street lighting controls present a profitable and strategic&n ...

This whitepapers covers Monitored Outdoor Lighting Market, its challenges and solutions. Street lighting controls present a profitable and strategic opportunity for cities and streetlight maintenance companies.

NES Load Profile Performance Test in Kaiserslautern, Germany

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June 15, 2014

The goal of the study was to test the reliability and speed of the NES System’s load profile collection mechanism in a real-world installation under c ...

The goal of the study was to test the reliability and speed of the NES System’s load profile collection mechanism in a real-world installation under challenging conditions. While the number of meters per transformer varies from location (from less than 10 to several hundred), for the purpose of this study, three low-voltage grid sections were used.

Open System Design Guide: Building Control Systems Based on LONWORKS® Technology.

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June 15, 2014

This document is provided to assist those interested in designing open control systems using LONWORKS technology. The document provides information re ...

This document is provided to assist those interested in designing open control systems using LONWORKS technology. The document provides information regarding the proper design of LONWORKS networks and explains how to leverage the technology to achieve open control networks. It is not intended as a comprehensive reference. The last chapter provides a list of more detailed related reading.

Open System Specification Framework

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June 15, 2014

A Framework for Specifying Open Control Systems with LONWORKS® Technology.

A Framework for Specifying Open Control Systems with LONWORKS® Technology.

RF Control Networking

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June 15, 2014

A control network consists of sensors, actuators, displays, and other electrical devices that exchange information with each other over shared communi ...

A control network consists of sensors, actuators, displays, and other electrical devices that exchange information with each other over shared communication media. In order for information to be exchanged reliably, the communication media must be highly robust and able to compensate for sources of interference frequently found in the intended operating environment.

Technical Whitepaper: IIoT Requirements and the IzoT Platform

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June 15, 2014

This whitepaper covers the requirements for the industrial Internet of Things. Internet Protocol (IP) will provide a single communications technology ...

This whitepaper covers the requirements for the industrial Internet of Things. Internet Protocol (IP) will provide a single communications technology that can span all device-based applications.

McRock's Industrial Internet of Things Report 2014

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January 15, 2014

The IIoT is connecting the physical world of sensors, devices and machines with the digital world of software to maximizing the efficiency of our most ...

The IIoT is connecting the physical world of sensors, devices and machines with the digital world of software to maximizing the efficiency of our most critical physical assets. Discover the companies, large and small, that are leading the way.

Making Grid Smarter

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June 15, 2013

This whitepaper summarizes the advantages utilities gain by building their smart grid solutions using the existing, reliable electricity grid. A compa ...

This whitepaper summarizes the advantages utilities gain by building their smart grid solutions using the existing, reliable electricity grid. A comparison to meshed RF solutions shows why embedded solutions in the grid offer greater cost savings, fewer risks, and higher performance than other available solutions.

Technical Whitepaper: The IzoT Platform: The Next Generation of LonWorks

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June 05, 2013

This whitepapers covers the Internet of Things (IoT) concept -the hottest Internet category today. Within the IoT, the largest segment in the near fut ...

This whitepapers covers the Internet of Things (IoT) concept -the hottest Internet category today. Within the IoT, the largest segment in the near future will comprise “industrial” applications: everything from building automation, industrial automation, and lighting to commercial transportation, smart cards, test and measurement, and the energy grid.

The TOLLY Report

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April 15, 2013

Echelon commissioned the Tolly Group — a leading provider of third party validation of IT products and services — to test the performance, ...

Echelon commissioned the Tolly Group — a leading provider of third party validation of IT products and services — to test the performance, reliability, accuracy, redundancy and scalability of the NES solution using a real-world smart grid use case scenario.

Technology Comparison: LONWORKS® Systems versus DeviceNet®

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March 15, 2013

This whitepaper compares the key features of LONWORKS® networking technology with DeviceNet®, a proprietary master-slave control system that provides ...

This whitepaper compares the key features of LONWORKS® networking technology with DeviceNet®, a proprietary master-slave control system that provides remote I/O for programmable logic controllers (PLCs). Following a brief overview of control systems, a comparison of LONWORKS and DeviceNet titled Application of LONWORKS to Semiconductor Process Automation.

Navigant Research Smart City Street Lighting Best Practices

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May, 2017

This whitepaper is designed to help city and campus infrastructure decision makers. In it, Navigant Research evaluates a dozen different technologies ...

This whitepaper is designed to help city and campus infrastructure decision makers. In it, Navigant Research evaluates a dozen different technologies sometimes positioned for smart city/campus lighting control networks, ranks their suitability for 10 different smart applications, and makes best practices recommendations.

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